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Welcome to Oshkosh ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Oshkosh has a population of 66,933 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Oshkosh.
Oshkosh is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Oshkosh lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Oshkosh: (920) & (274)<4>
Websites for Oshkosh ...
Official Website: www.ci.oshkosh.wi.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.oshkoshchamber.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Oshkosh had an population of 66,933 people. This is an increase of 1.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.38% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Oshkosh had a population of 66,083 people (which is 39.57% of the total population of Winnebago County). This makes Oshkosh the county's most populous community.
The population of Oshkosh represents 1.16% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 8th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 66,083 people, the population of Oshkosh increased 5.03% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 62,916 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Oshkosh.
Communities Also Named Oshkosh ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Oshkosh - they are located in Louisiana, Nebraska (2) and North Dakota.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Oshkosh.
Communities near Oshkosh ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Oshkosh.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Oshkosh. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Oshkosh.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Oshkosh. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Oshkosh.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Oshkosh. Our list includes 62 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Oshkosh.
Adding Oshkosh to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Oshkosh in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Oshkosh was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1860.
We also found Oshkosh in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Oshkosh on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Oshkosh: www.ci.oshkosh.wi.us/
The official website for Winnebago County: www.co.winnebago.wi.us/
The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022